City schools are pushing back against a growing number of families opting out of the state tests.
Students, teachers and parents formed a "human chain" around the P.S. 20 building Thursday morning.
The DOE hired some 70 talent coaches to train principals citywide on how to conduct teacher observations.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is banking on the federal government paying for Hurricane Sandy recovery.
The deadline for the negotiations passed at midnight Friday.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said he wants a deal with the UFT by December 21.
Senate Republicans decided Thursday to bring the bill to vote.
Gov. Cuomo's bill to release teacher evaluation data only to parents appears dead.
Legislators have moved forward with plans to legalize casino gambling through a constitutional amendment.
The majority of voters polled said they agree teacher ratings should be made public.
Murray Hill is home to a higher concentration of the city's best teachers than any other neighborhood.
Parents can search their children's teachers' test score by name or school.
The Department of Education has released controversial evaluation data that includes teachers' names.
Even NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott has concerns about the looming release of teacher evaluations.
The UFT is out with a new ad criticizing Bloomberg's education record, including hiring Cathie Black.
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